Directors Profiles

Masami Komatsu
CEO

Masami Komatsu

Graduated Waseda Graduate School of Finance. Completed Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education "Global Leaders and Public Policy for the 21st Century Program". Founded Music Securities in Dec 2000. Selected as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013. Member of the Board of Governors of the Type II Financial Instruments Firm Association since 2014.

Taichi Watanabe
Director

Taichi Watanabe

Graduated Yokohama National Univ. Joined Intelligence, Ltd. Engaged in sales of outsourcing and human resource related business. Joined Music Securities in 2007. Engaged in originating funds regionwide in Japan. Executive officer and regional manager of Hokkaido Regional Office in 2015. Director and regional manager of the West Japan Branch since 2017.

Arata Sakai
Director

Arata Sakai

Graduated Hitotsubashi Univ. Joined Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Engaged in financing to small and medium enterprises. Joined Music Securities in 2009. Engaged sales of package, media promotion, sound source distribution, budget and copyrights management in the music business division. Director since 2018.

Kotaro Yamabe
Director

Kotaro Yamabe

Lawyer. Graduated Univ. of Tokyo and Univ. of Cambridge . Joined law firm Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in 2007. Engaged in revision of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act regarding investment crowdfunding in FSA from 2012 to 2014. Joined Music Securities in 2015. Engaged in development of rules regarding real estate crowdfunding in MLIT from 2017 to 2018. Chief Legal Officer since 2018. Director since 2020.

Tomoaki Kageyama
Director

Tomoaki Kageyama

Graduated Univ. of Tokyo. Joined Mckinsey&Company. Engaged in development of new business, marketing strategy, and reengineering of organization management system in the finance, healthcare, and manufacturing industry. Director since 2002. Manages KURUMED COFFEE.

Toshiya Masuoka
Director

Toshiya Masuoka

Graduated Waseda University School of Economics and Wharton School (MBA) of University of Pennsylvania. Joined Mizuho Bank (then Fuji Bank) in 1982. Joined the World Bank through Young Professional Program in 1989. Engaged in emerging markets investment at International Finance Corporation (IFC) from 1990. IFC Corporate Strategy Director from 2004. Founder and Director of Inclusive Business Group from 2010-2019, with Directorship of Development Impact Group. Independent Director since November 2019.

Ritsu Matsushita
Auditor

Ritsu Matsushita

Graduated Keio Univ. Fund manager in KOKUSAI Investment Trust Management. Investment division manager and fund manager in Chemical Trust Bank. Investment division manager and fund manager in Invesco Asset Management Ltd. Global partner in AMVESCAO. Auditor since 2002.